Shinshu Uni Ranked 2nd in Community Contribution of University Rankings in Japan
Shinshu University has placed second in the annual rankings of the “Community Contribution of Universities in Japan 2021" by Nikkei Inc. The survey has covered 761 national/public/private universities and acquired responses from 514 of them. Shinshu Uni has been a higher ranking regular in it and came top last year.
This survey was conducted on the five subjects: "Organizations and Systems" to enhance regional contribution; "Students and Local Residents" which includes open lectures, community events, students’ job opportunities in the region, and relearning programs for the residents; "Collaboration with Local Industries and Government" for joint researches and university ventures; "University as a Working Place" to promote post-doctoral careers and work-life balance of female staffs; and newly added "for SDGs and against COVID-19."
Shinshu Uni came out on top in "Organizations and Systems" and "Local Industries and Government," and second in "Students and Local Residents" and "University as a Working Place." We will continue to boost programs and activities to contribute for further development of local communities.